The California Supreme Court upheld Prop. 8 by a vote of 6-1 but ruled in favor to recognize the approximately 18,000 same-sex marriages that occurred before the November election.
An interfaith group of clergy members responded and led a peaceful demonstration from the courthouse steps to Van Ness St. at Grove after news of the ruling broke.
At approximately 12:30p, SFPD began arresting the demonstrators, including clergy members who were released within a couple hours for good behavior.
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Thank you to the interviewees!
(Listed in order of appearance):
Cantor Sharon Bernstein
Congregation of Sha 'ar Zahav
The Venerable Anthony Turney
Reverend Adam Blons
First Congregational Church of Berkeley
Reverend/Monk Jana Drakka